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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259023
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:30-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic beau model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol Beaufighter Mk IF
Owner/operator:A&AEE Royal Air Force (A&AEE RAF) (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment Royal Air Force)
Registration: R2057
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:RAF Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Boscombe Down, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mosquito HJ662 Engine cut on take-off hit Beaufighters R2311 and R2057 RAF Boscombe Down 30.7.1942
30/7/42 Mosquito HJ662G (Prototype Mk.VI.) F/Lt JARVIS
Full load at that time was Tests 2xl000 lb bombs under wings Throttle problems (no Locking device)
starboard throttle slipped back to Zero and we swung into a pair of Beau fighters parked near runway consequently our Mossie was a Write Off and the Beaus were very damaged. F/Lt Jarvis and myself o.k.
Crew of Mosquito HJ662
F/Lt (43472) John Arthur JARVIS DFC (test pilot) RAF Ok
Sgt (1188456) Kenneth James MITCHELL (test oper.) RAFVR - Ok

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/dh/_DH98%20prodn%20list.txt
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/77/a8491377.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2021 10:48 Nepa Added [Operator]

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